Borrego Double Century Ride
Anza Borrego desert annual bike event, riding from the desert to the coast and back. North San Diego County
500 rider limit
Total Mileage: 193 miles
Total Elevation: 14,400 feet
start & ends @
2771 Borrego Springs Rd.
Borrego Springs, California 92004
Lunch at the beach – Oceanside, CA
Annual event; May
Borrego Springs CA
Big Bike Weekend in Redding
Northern California’s biggest motorcycle event. Live music, food, games and a whole lotta bitchin bikes!
Annual event; October
3 Sierra Passes: DeathRide Bike Race
A summer tour of the California Alps in a High Sierra 129 mile long cycling course. This is one of the premier cycling events – held for more than 30 years!
Climb 15,000+ feet in elevation. Monitor Pass (8314′); Ebbett’s Pass (8730′); Carson Pass (8573′)
Annual event; July
Markleeville CA & Monitor Pass (Hwy 89) are south of Lake Tahoe, connecting US Highway 395 to the upper alpine heights of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Car camping spots and backpacking in this region are located near the aspen groves, lakes, creeks or pine forest.
Summer is prime tourists season here; Grover Hot Springs State Park is nearby, so is a bunch of lakes & creeks inside the Toiyabe National Forest / Carson District.
Fall River Century
The annual Century Bike Ride is held each year in the shadows of Mount Shasta & Mount Lassen. This rural event, located in the volcano lands of California, is limited to 500 riders. Early registration is strongly suggested. Pancake breakfast before the race & a big dinner afterwards.
200K, 100 Mile, 100K, and 25 Mile Rides
Event will showcase local farm products like beer, beef and wild rice. Live music, local artists will have displays.
Annual event; July
FALL RIVER MILLS, California
Silver State 508 Bike Race
Starting in 2014 Death Valley National Park announced that there will be NO sporting events of any kind held within Death Valley National Park, so this particular event has been relocated to the high desert region of Reno, Nevada
Claimed as the “Toughest 48 hours in Sport”, a 508-mile bicycle race revered the world over for its epic mountain climbs, stark desert scenery, desolate roads, and its reputation as one of the toughest but most gratifying endurance challenges.
*NOTE: moved from the month of October to September
Annual event: September
California Climate Ride
This cycling event has now morphed into multiple events at various locations.
Green Fondo, California
Annual charity bike ride where folks ride a few hundred miles over days, learn about clean energy, support a great cause, and have fun cycling. Bike route changes every year.
San Francisco Bay Area / Santa Cruz Mountains
Redwood Glen, Loma Mar, CA
Annual event: May
Holiday Lights Train Ride
Santa Cruz Holiday Train
Departs from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Vintage excursion cars, adorned with thousands of colorful lights, roll through the streets of Santa Cruz as passengers lend their voices to holiday carols, sip hot spiced cider and listen to musical entertainment while Santa visits the little ones, or the young at heart! Continue the merriment with your choice of arcade games, mini-golf or laser tag at Santa’s Kingdom at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Bring the whole family for festive fun.
Annual event: December
Santa Cruz, CA
Paso Robles Cycling Festival
Central Coast Bike Race / Bike Rally / Bike Ride
This bicycle event has been held 40+ years & is a major Memorial Day weekend event for the Central Coast wine country. Rides from 5 to 100 miles! Vendor Market Place, Bike Swap and BBQ
Annual event: May
Paso Robles, CA